This Is Jinsy. Image shows from L to R: Maven (Justin Chubb), Sporall (Chris Bran). Copyright: The Welded Tandem Picture Company.

This Is Jinsy

Sky Atlantic and BBC Three sitcom set on a surreal island. 17 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2010 - 2014. Stars Justin Chubb, Chris Bran, Alice Lowe, Geoffrey McGivern and others.

Series 2, Episode 1 - Intelligent Hair

Maven's annual Arbiter ceremony goes catastrophically wrong when the historic wig used to crown him suddenly becomes reanimated. Stephen Fry stars as wig keeper Dr Bevelspepp.

Further details

This Is Jinsy. Dr Bevelspepp (Stephen Fry). Copyright: The Welded Tandem Picture Company.

This Is Jinsy. Image shows from L to R: Sporall (Chris Bran), Dr Bevelspepp (Stephen Fry), Maven (Justin Chubb). Copyright: The Welded Tandem Picture Company.

This Is Jinsy. Dr Bevelspepp (Stephen Fry). Copyright: The Welded Tandem Picture Company.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 8th January 2014
Time
10pm
Channel
Sky Atlantic
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Justin Chubb Maven
Chris Bran Sporall
Alice Lowe Soosan Noop
Geoffrey McGivern (as Geoff McGivern) Trince
Janine Duvitski Mrs Goadion
David Hatton Tracee Henge
Greg Davies Jennitta Bishard
Jennifer Saunders Miss Reason (Voice)
Chris Bran Ensemble Actor
Justin Chubb Ensemble Actor
Angela Curran Ensemble Actor
Tim Downie Ensemble Actor
Emma Kennedy Ensemble Actor
Dave Mounfield (as David Mounfield) Ensemble Actor
Jiggy Bhore Ensemble Actor
Ian Hughes (as Ian 'Pebbles' Hughes) Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Stephen Fry Dr Bevelspepp
Writing team
Chris Bran Writer
Justin Chubb Writer
Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
Production team
Matt Lipsey Director
James Dean Producer
Margot Gavan Duffy Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Jon Mountague Executive Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Chris Carey Executive Producer

Video

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Sandy's Choice features an investigation into who is the messy lodger.

Featuring: Chris Bran, Justin Chubb, Tim Downie, David Mounfield.

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